undercast


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undercast

(ˈʌndəˌkɑːst)
n
(Civil Engineering) a passage of air under a road or mine
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Smaller roles, for the most part, are surprisingly undercast. However, using a puppet for Butterfly's child.
Then, in September of 2008, while on a cross country from Washington state to New York and over Idaho, I was IFR at 13,000 feet cruising above a solid undercast.
Designer William Dudley's obsession with video-projection sets--having inadvertently made audiences feel seasick in "The Woman in White," the technique was only marginally more effective in the recent, flaccid "Carousel"--is deliciously ridiculed in "Projections." But some of the biggest laughs were reserved for Alessandrini's expert skewering of Trevor Numa's overlong, overplayed, undercast and underlit "A Little Night Music," a production created by ...
With this thought, I blindly began to comply with their instructions of an aggressive, descending, 270-degree, left-hand turn, with a solid undercast layer over the city of San Diego staring back at me.
The Ugly Sisters--the revival's first cast was the stellar matching of Anthony Dowell and Wayne Sleep--were insufficiently differentiated in character both being seen as mean and aggressive, and a stylistic similarity plagued the Season Fairies, once danced by ballerinas and now undercast. The same undercasting could bc seen in the role of the Jester, although I did not see the first, and reputedly the best, cast--Jose Martin.
There was a competent Uncle Vanya from Lodz and an undercast production of Gogol's The Inspector-General, from another famous Polish theater, Teatr Ateneum in Warsaw.
Instead, find fault with an undercast and overlong production that stints on that ineffable magic without which any musical cannot set sail: It's an archivist's dream, while leaving those in search of an ideal South Pacific unfulfilled.
The moon was full and reflected brightly off the solid cloud undercast obscuring the terrain below us.
This type of undercast padding is not water-resistant.
As it turned out, the North Vietnamese ground control crews had delayed the MiG launch by 15 minutes due to the undercast which topped out at 7,000 feet.
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If you are flying between layers--and if the undercast is uneven--there can be some optical illusions that make it tricky to keep the wings and the nose level, but generally it's not that different from any other cross-country flight.